The International Arab Journal of Information Technology (IAJIT)


Identifier (ID) based Enhanced Service for Device Communication and Control in Future Networks

Enablement of the future smart devices to interact with each other for the provision of intelligent and useful services to users is the focus of research towards the realization of future networks. The conventional static nature of networks is not feasible for the future networks which require scalability and device mobility at its core. The usage of Identifier (ID) in conjunction with a physical address supports mobility of the devices and the scalability of the overall network. This paper presents ID based device communication and control service in future networks. The study is performed using the test bed for indoor environment management, which utilizes the data from indoor and outdoor sensing devices to provide and optimum indoor environment (temperature, humidity, light etc.) by controlling the indoor actuating devices. The test bed implementation has been modified in order to execute the proposed ID based device communication and control scheme and compare the results with the IP only implementation of the test bed. The comparison reveals that ID based device communication and control scheme can be as efficient as IP based routing while providing the added advantages of coping with heterogeneity, scalability and mobility in the future networks.

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